Halton police looking for auxiliary members in Burlington, Oakville, Milton


Published May 12, 2022 at 11:40 am

If you’ve always wanted to be more active in local law policing in Burlington, Milton, Oakville or Halton Hills, Halton Regional Police Service may have the perfect opportunity.

Halton police are currently accepting applications for their auxiliary unit.

This is a chance for anyone who has been looking for a volunteer opportunity to help serve the community.

The auxiliary unit has been in operation since 1989. Auxiliary officers receive more than 100 hours of training, including legal training in powers of arrest, ethics, traffic direction and use of force training.

Auxiliary members are commonly utilized to augment the activities of police officers at various events across the gegion such fall fairs, Christmas parades, and summer festivals like the Burlington Sound of Music.

An Auxiliary Officer will play a key role for the Service which includes:

  • Assisting Service members in determining the community’s policing and safety concerns,
  • Responding to routine and emergency calls with an assigned parent Service officer, administering First Aid or CPR as required
  • Assisting crime or accident victims under the direction of parent Service officers,
  • Assisting with the containment and preservation of crime scenes as directed
  • Assisting HRPS police officers in the investigation of crimes and offences against provincial and municipal statutes; assisting with the apprehension and arrest of suspects using the means necessary

To be considered for this volunteer position, you must:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada, at least 18 years old and have successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or equivalent
  • Not have been convicted of a criminal offence for which a pardon has not been fully granted
  • Be a fully licensed driver in Ontario having accumulated no more than six demerit points
  • Be willing to commit two years of volunteer service with Halton Regional Police Service with a minimum of 12 hours of duty per month in addition to the yearly training and Unit meetings (144 hours per year).
  • Willing to serve anywhere at anytime throughout the Region of Halton which includes Burlington, Oakville, Milton, and Halton Hills
  • Be willing to pursue training in First Aid and CPR Certification before starting your training for the Auxiliary Unit
  • Be prepared to take an Oath/Affirmation of Office and Secrecy

You must apply on-line with a resume and a detailed letter outlining your experience and skills in relation to the position

For more information or to apply, visit here.

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